Accommodation and Travel
Discounts and Benefits
A number of companies provide added discounts and benefits for airline staff. Sky Families have found some of the best ones from around the world and listed them here for you to capitalise on the offers available.
On this page you'll also find companies, websites and apps designed to make travel for pleasure and business more convenient and affordable as well as websites that can help you manage staff travel details, loads etc.
Car Hire/Ride Share
Zipcar is the world’s largest car sharing service, giving you convenient access to vehicles located in cities, airports and campuses all over the world. Simply reserve cars by the hour or day, all for one low rate. Learn how to become a member, reserve a car and hit the road in just a few easy steps.
Other Benefits and Programs of Interest
Airport Tag is a travel inspired gift website with a huge range of products incorporating airline and airport codes, travel sayings and customisable products.
They provide a 15% Crew Discount which is available to all airline crew members, ground crew, airport operations, in-flight crew, customer support and former employees when you provide proof of a valid airline ID here.
Sleeping In Airports
If you're using your staff travel benefits (and sometimes even if you're not), there's every chance you may be stuck in an airport overnight.
Sleeping In Airports is more than just a website to give you some hints and tips on how to do that. It reviews the best and worst airports to sleep in, provides recommendations for some quick layover sightseeing and much more.
Ment - Airport App
Ment is a free app that gives users access to information regarding security queue wait times.
This app is brand new and will be launching at JFK airport in Summer 2017.
Femtravelers is a community for girls who love travel.
Meet up with other travelling ladies in the city you are.
Get information about places you want to visit from real women who live there.
Talk solo travel, working while travelling and more.
International Youth Exchange (IYE)
IYE matches youth ages 14 to 19 with a correspondent of similar age from an airline family abroad. The youth are together in both homes. They spend two weeks in your home and two weeks in the home of the match family.
IYE matches you with a family abroad. From there, you communicate with your match family and build a relationship prior to the exchange. It is fun to get to know the family abroad while you make plans for the exchange.
Finally, IYE stays with you throughout the exchange to answer questions and provide support for both families.